Naval Wargames Weekend


In addition to the Innovation in Wargames Conference, there are two other wargaming weekends that focus on the new. Be they hex and counter, card game or whatever. Some of the last chapters are "A Small Spark of Courage" that gives general suggestions for a World War 2 tank "potted campaign", "More Books on Solo Wargaming", and "Battles by Mail". but in naval battles there is matematic from another universe, simply 2300xp is not anought when you need at least 1500xp :DD. The small War and Conquest weekend I had planned started with the arrival of Stewart for a bite to eat at about 0800, then Mike and Mark from the Leicester area at 0900 replete from a Premier Inn breakfast. Other games at the club meeting were Napoleonic naval using Form on the Admiral's Wake and DBA. I was looking for something naval however as my next project. So get yourself a game organised, solo or with friends and let the world know on Facebook, blogs and wargaming sites what you got up to :). I can now announce that the UK's Naval Wargaming Weekend will take place on June 30th/1st July. The South Korean military has carried out live-fire naval war games in waters off the country’s eastern coastline a day after staging ground and air force drills in response to the North’s recent hydrogen bomb test. The sailing rules are very similar. This list features the top 24 naval wargames on BGG. Naval Institute The home of influential debate since 1873. When terrain is almost nonexistent, and most weapons are indifferent to weather conditions, everything comes down to finding and engaging the enemy before they know where you are. to be invited to put on the Edgcote game as part of a weekend ev International Naval Wargaming Day. Telogreika (the padded winter uniform jacket) and SMGs. 15 August 2019. The Naval Wargames Weekend, Fleet Air Arm Museum, RNAS Yeovilton, BA22 8HT Ilchester, Somerset, Yeovil, United Kingdom. It was also the first time any of us had run a game in the public eye — tying it in with an historical event and location. Despite being busy, there has been some hobby related news that might be of interest. Instead it is planned to hold the Naval Wargames Weekend at the fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton on the weekend of 30th June / 1st July. Sat Oct 05 2019 at 09:00 am, The Naval Wargames Society is holding the ninth weekend of naval wargaming at The Fleet Air Arm Museum, in the Museum Conference Hall. I even won a few! Admittedly 4 of the games were the fast paced Pieces of Eight Pirates Land Raid game which plays out in under an hour. Wild Geese Wargamers weekend 2019: Horse and Musket Happiness! - Once again I was privileged to be one of the 24 participants at the annual get together of the "Wild Geese Wargames Group" in Kenilworth, Warwickshire. Gaming with the Gnomies Pages. Wargames Weekend The Naval Wargames Society and its members will re-create many historic battles in miniature model form in the Museum Conference Hall. In addition to the Innovation in Wargames Conference, there are two other wargaming weekends that focus on the new. NAVAL WARGAMES JUNE 2014 WEEKEND EVENT. Starting, as many of my generation did, with the range of airfix plastic figures. The Air and Naval games may be run as evening games, however if we have the player capacity, we could run these during the day and have players in bespoke roles. The last couple of weeks I have been working on several different projects. The naval game was played twice. My progression to wargaming, from playing with toy soldiers, came in 1972 when my parents bought me the book "Charge, or How to Play Wargames". Table Air Combat: Midway (Dauntless vs Akagi) This was a cracking scenario, pitting the carrier Akagi and a lone element of A6M-2 Zero fighters on CAP against two flights of SBD-3 Dauntless dive bombers. American Civil War Scenario Availible - Scenario Shareware? I was going through my old projects and stumbled upon some half finished scenarios that did not make it into The Coming Thunder. American warfare 1690-1815 in popular culture, art, in miniature and in wargames, through Living History and in movies. ICYMI, another piece of exciting news was. The scenario included battleships from the Battle of Tsushima. View my complete profile. Watch this space for details!. Added a new Category for Frank Chadwick's ETO Series. While it's not really a wargame as such I still wanted to share the news that Company of Heroes 2 is free to download on Steam and keep forever, if you do it this weekend. Rampant Days Event 27th April Wargames Illustrated - Wargames Illustrated magazine held their Rampant Ages event in Nottingham last weekend. After the sale, at around 1. The Naval Wargames weekend is on both days (Saturday 29th June and Sunday 1st July) however I will only be there on the Sunday. This was the second game Scott and I played the other weekend and the first game of. Therefore the coolest looking minis will always die first. This was the book that did more to launch modern naval wargaming than any other. Due to a significant increase in the cost of the venue this years event will not be held in Gosport. NATO War Games In Poland Get Russia's Attention : Parallels Some 30,000 troops from 20-plus nations took part in Europe's biggest military exercise since the Soviet Union collapsed. I think A Medieval Naval Wargame would work better for me as the rules are less complex. For most of us this was a first foray into naval wargaming. The two panthers helped a lot, as did the frontal charge on them by the shermans, which failed. I have decided not to graft the goblin's head onto the prow of this vessel, which will grace the Tsolyáni version instead. No wind for propulsion (earlier wars) or radar/aircraft for search complexity (later wars) I bought Fear God & Dread Nought tactical wargame. The dates for the 2019 Naval Wargames Weekend have been confirmed as October 5th/6th. The South’s Defense Ministry announced on Tuesday that its warships, including. The previous game can be found here. Wild Geese Wargamers weekend 2019: Horse and Musket Happiness! - Once again I was privileged to be one of the 24 participants at the annual get together of the "Wild Geese Wargames Group" in Kenilworth, Warwickshire. WAR IN THE EUROPE. The fact that FOG-N is a 'Regimental' level game is quite controversial in my opinion, as traditional Napoleonic wargames are fought at Battalion, Brigade, Division or Corp level. Wargames Weekend The Naval Wargames Society and its members will re-create many historic battles in miniature model form in the Museum Conference Hall. So for example, one exhibit in the Science Museum's aviation gallery was a First World War-era board game called Aviation: The Aerial Tactics Game of Attack and Defence. but no change. Got together with Roy Scaife, John Lantz, Adrian Turner and Dan Kerrick this past weekend to play an ACW game. One evening to "build" a single ship. The Naval Wargames Weekend. Ancient Naval Rules As noted two posts ago I am looking for a set of rules that will allow large fleet actions to be played in a reasonable amount of time. Kick off is at 1000 on Saturday (gates open at 0915 for setting up) through to 1700, then 1000 until about 1600 on the Sunday. 000 miniatures from simple foot soldiers figures to much bigger Destroyers. Our miniatures include WWII (skirmish, armor, air, and naval), Civil War (land and naval), American Revolution, Napoleonic, Crimean War, Franco Prussian War, French Foreign Legion, WWI (air and naval), Ancients, Medieval, and Renaissance. Kerr & King specialise in the production of very high quality resin castings. After a price hike for the rooms at the Explosion museum in Gosport forced a move the event has relocated to the Fleet Air Arm Museum at Yeovilton. Bolt Action is the leading 28mm World War II tabletop wargame, using miniature soldiers, tanks and terrain to fight battles in the shattered towns of occupied France, the frozen steppes of Russia or even the sweltering jungles of the Pacific. The history between the nations that share the Iberian peninsula is long and acrimonious so they probably didn't need to be on opposite sides in the Napoleonic era to. Covering The Best In Video Games, Esports, Movies and Geek Culture. All trademarks are property of their respective owners in the US and other countries. Having enjoyed an Austerlitz weekend many years ago up at Scarborough let me assure you, this Australian lad remembers it fondly to this day! Legendary Wargames has taken up the mantle to game the wonderful Sudan campaigns using the Gilder inspired ""The Sands of Sudan" and the games are looking sensational. Phil and I, with various other people have done a couple of recce walks to make sure we can get the whole thing in before the sun sets. It was not going to be as simple as breaking out The Third World War one weekend, playing it, then posting a brief after-action report online afterward. So I decided to take a closer look at the naval wargames that the folks here at BGG rated the highest. Agen BandarQ. Derby Wargames Society are pleased to announce that we’ll be hosting an evening with Mantic Games. This was the book that did more to launch modern naval wargaming than any other. One stood out from 1976: A Medieval Naval Wargame by Rod Hunt (the link is to boardgamegeek where the two page images are the rules). Become part of the Asian World of Warships community!. Supporting a wide range of wargames such as Flames of War, Urban War, Warmachine, Warhammer, Warhammer 40,000 , 40K, Confrontation, DBA, DBM DBR and many other fantasy, sci-fi and historical systems with bases, scenery and accessories. Naval Wargames Weekend, 2016. This weekend I painted up a few using only a paintbrush and non-toxic paints (inlcuding matte varnish). The annual weekend that the Society hosts has long been on my to do list but the previous venue in Gosport was just too far from Falkirk. This free event. of Napoleonic naval games for a while now and. I thought it might be of interest to one or two. My part of the country got hit with ice/snow storms over the weekend which made it very difficult to post anything due to the iffy internet connection. , British, Russian/Soviet, Argentinian navies, and some commercial shipping vessels. Wargames Holiday Centre. This week, I took the time to run a much-anticipated errand to. 2019 Donald Featherstone Memorial Weekend The annual get-together at the Wargames Holiday Centre was last weekend. The history between the nations that share the Iberian peninsula is long and acrimonious so they probably didn't need to be on opposite sides in the Napoleonic era to. The best strategy naval war beyond mobile Beat pirates with variety of strategies for the rewards Against sea monsters with alliance members for the higher rewards Massive PVP&GVG war, destroy and grab the resources of the enemy Challenge World Boss 3 times a day 6. So with that in mind I have been perusing BGG looking at some of the naval wargames and there is some really good stuff out there. All At Sea, for example, is an adaptation of The Lord of the Rings Strategy Battle Game rules for naval conflicts. The NWS also ran its own wargames show called "Flagship". You can read all about the Royal Navy update here. Two things have sprung to mind – Spanish Civil War Naval and Danish Napoleonic Naval. The naval game was played twice. I guess they want to spark interest for their DLC, but I believe that the base game is worth playing vanilla. One of them was a scenario that I actually had 90% finished. © 2019 Valve Corporation. Ski's Wargames Gaming in Savannah. Sat Oct 05 2019 at 09:00 am, The Naval Wargames Society is holding the ninth weekend of naval wargaming at a new venue. REGIONAL GROUPS. Our setting is cold war gone warm central Deutschland 1980s. American Civil War Scenario Availible - Scenario Shareware? I was going through my old projects and stumbled upon some half finished scenarios that did not make it into The Coming Thunder. The exhibition… Find out more » «. Got together with Roy Scaife, John Lantz, Adrian Turner and Dan Kerrick this past weekend to play an ACW game. I've been thinking about getting into WW2 gun-action naval wargaming, particularly the Anglo-Italian battles in the Mediterranean. ALL GUNS BLAZING. Pushing Tin I have been pushing small bits of tin around floors, tables, and occasionally other bits of furniture, for over 30 years. My son's back from uni for a couple of weeks which usually leads to a flurry of boardgaming. I’ve been looking at my next project. to be invited to put on the Edgcote game as part of a weekend ev International Naval Wargaming Day. Less than two months from now, a number of us from Metropolitan Wargamers in Brooklyn, NY will be attending this year’s HMGS Fall In! convention the weekend of November 6-8, 2015 in Lancaster, PA. The venue this year will be the Fleet Air Arm Museum at Yeovilton, so at least one game that weekend will have a strong FAA/RNAS theme to it. Also love walking through the country side and visiting museums and other interesting places. Wargames Weekend The Naval Wargames Society and its members will re-create many historic battles in miniature model form in the Museum Conference Hall. The 10 days of maneuvers that got. Naval War College Museum will host a new exhibit titled, "To Win or Lose All: Williams S. If you’re a fan of modern naval wargaming then the modern range may be a little disappointing. Fleet Air Arm Museum RNAS Yeovilton Ilchester Somerset BA22 8HT UK. War Games Come Ashore In East Bay / Chanting protesters greet Marines and helicopters Henry K. Don't forget, next weekend is International Naval Wargaming Day. The three air fleets. HI everyone! Well I have finished playing my Naval Wargame to celebrate the International Naval Wargames Day. Fleet Air Arm Museum. There will also be other stuff here from time to time,. I spent this last weekend at the 2018 Naval Wargames Weekend. I decide to pitch two late nineteenth/early twentieth century coastal defence ships against each other, the Greek Psara and Turkish Messudieh. Home; Raider Country; Remember Radio; Jack Blanchard And Misty Morgan. Posts about 1/1200 ancient naval written by gapestokk. So now it's off to the decal sheets and the internet for some colour schemes. My wife isn't a fan but will grudgingly go along with some games, usually ones that aren't too wargamey. Saturday, 15 June 2019 Zvezda Artillery Limbers. Wargaming-wise, I've been painting (touching up really) one of my Napoleonic corps for a "massive" multiplayer game to be held in two weekend's time. Ski's Wargames Gaming in Savannah. All pictures and content copyrighted and may not be used or copied without the express permission of the author. This 16th-17th century warfare is rarely featured in games (or other media) despite one of the most extensive and destructive conflicts in history. I always enjoy my trips south of the 49th parallel safety line, America would be a fine country if it wasn't for all of the Republicans (maybe the administration can build a wall of something to keep them out). The two panthers helped a lot, as did the frontal charge on them by the shermans, which failed. View my complete profile. The Naval Wargames Society USSR vs The USMC - This was the second game Scott and I played the other weekend and the first game of Team Yankee I have ever played. The up-to-date catalog of Wargaming. Later I heard all sorts of complaints about the rules. Our miniatures include WWII (skirmish, armor, air, and naval), Civil War (land and naval), American Revolution, Napoleonic, Crimean War, Franco Prussian War, French Foreign Legion, WWI (air and naval), Ancients, Medieval, and Renaissance. Hi all, Well I was challenged by my GF to paint something that she is actually interested in and here is the result! Lets hope she likes them. There was some 1:1 scale modeling as I rebuilt 4 of our 8 garden boxes. Thankfully they were absent in the early part of the Solomons actions. Instead it is planned to hold the Naval Wargames Weekend at the fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton on the weekend of 30th June / 1st July. All pictures and content copyrighted and may not be used or copied without the express permission of the author. World of Warships amv Warriors - Imagine Dragons Video: World of Warships 2013/open beta trailer Song: Imagine Dragons - Warriors World of Warships fanmade trailer No poseo los derechos de ningún. All rights reserved. The three intertwined titles form a common gaming universe integrated within the portal www. The historical World War I naval battle was fought May 31, 1916, between the British Royal navy's Grand Fleet, under British Adm. And of course no army is yet finished. The Naval Wargames Society and the Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower are holding the sixth weekend of naval wargaming at the Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower in Gosport, Hampshire. The forces started 20,000 yards apart in good visibility. So with that in mind I have been perusing BGG looking at some of the naval wargames and there is some really good stuff out there. Its key feature was re-introducing the Fred Jane and Fletcher Pratt Naval Wargame, as well as simple naval rules by Tony Bath for ancient ship battles. However, I have started to assemble the various components of my summer holiday projects, the first being Napoleonic Naval fleets in 1/2400th scale using Tumbling Dice miniatures. All Naval Academy Club offices, and The Alley, will be closed for the Federal Holiday. It was also the first time any of us had run a game in the public eye — tying it in with an historical event and location. As ever, we aim to present realistic war navy games or those which capture the essence of navy combat. A Chinese destroyer passed through the Great Belt strait in Denmark on Friday on its way to the Baltic Sea, where China and Russia are holding joint naval exercises this week. The Expo is the biggest gaming event in the UK and this year it. Despite having had a rather busy weekend, I managed to run a play-test of my MEMOIR OF BATTLE AT SEA naval wargames rules. A few weeks ago, I came across another great Great War buy at Half Price Books. The last game I played was with the Hove Area Wargames Society, where we tried to use it to game a convoy scenario. It's crazy small (I thought GHQ was small) and it's a very affordable Wargaming option. Ship models in the Monaco Naval Museum: Battleships (Part 1) a wargames and simulations weekend organised for likeminded enthusiasts at the Defence Academy from. Pushing Tin I have been pushing small bits of tin around floors, tables, and occasionally other bits of furniture, for over 30 years. I even won a few! Admittedly 4 of the games were the fast paced Pieces of Eight Pirates Land Raid game which plays out in under an hour. Strategicon runs this Friday through Monday. The rules are designed for players to command fleets of one to 10 ships however larger actions can be fought if players wish. The 10 days of maneuvers that got. This gives a great quick introduction to basic infantry movement and reactive fire in …. We train on a Wednesday but are poised to serve the Fleet every day. The battle was fought in calm seas and hazy weather, visibility 12,000 yards. Last weekend R. Sluys, 1340 Leading authority on naval wargaming; David Manley examines this medieval naval battle off the coast of France and presents some quick play rules for re-fighing the action. The event will once again be held at the Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton. So with that in mind I have been perusing BGG looking at some of the naval wargames and there is some really good stuff out there. Having just received the excellent 1. Chapter 6; Naval Wargames The introduction to the chapter on naval wargames covers the development of naval warfare from Ancient through to modern times, and also looks at the variety of different scale model ships that can be used. Ancient Naval Rules As noted two posts ago I am looking for a set of rules that will allow large fleet actions to be played in a reasonable amount of time. Sluys, 1340 Leading authority on naval wargaming; David Manley examines this medieval naval battle off the coast of France and presents some quick play rules for re-fighing the action. It only seems a shame that all wargaming conventions cannot magically last a day or two longer. We did what we usually do – plenty of work on terrain and basing figures up – and played a game. Got together with Roy Scaife, John Lantz, Adrian Turner and Dan Kerrick this past weekend to play an ACW game. The game's mechanics centred on boarding parties, with options for ramming actions and light artillery in the form of ballistae and other siege engines. World of Warships: Legends brings iconic warships and history’s greatest commanders to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in the ultimate naval action MMO!. I have a couple of file boxes of partially painted figs, mainly faces that I want to clear before the Painting Challenge begins, mainly colonial, so I started with these. Jim Jackaman over at Jim's Wargames Workbench has a series of Victorian Ironclad games and campaign ideas featuring the Franco-Prussian naval war between French and Prussian fleets, and a hypothetical encounter between Britain and France in the 1870s. Land-based miniature wargames have also been adapted to naval wargaming. The weather and wind were great and I was able to make sure everything on the boat is in good order. There will also be other stuff here from time to time,. No wind for propulsion (earlier wars) or radar/aircraft for search complexity (later wars) I bought Fear God & Dread Nought tactical wargame. This was the second game Scott and I played the other weekend and the first game of. board, and miniatures wargames! make sure to visit our nws online gaming store! visit our online forums. Had a tremendous time at the Weymouth Wargames Weekender. I have almost finished my Modern Danish ground forces for Cold War Commander and I have another game coming up with them this weekend. Although quieter than the previous events in Gosport a good time was had by all and it was great to see visitors from Scotland and Catalonia :). Last weekend we managed to get through 3 boardgames in three days. These boxes were first built in 2007 and are starting to fail due to a combination of weather and insect damage. but they are not in the detialed credit list !!! there are xp. The small War and Conquest weekend I had planned started with the arrival of Stewart for a bite to eat at about 0800, then Mike and Mark from the Leicester area at 0900 replete from a Premier Inn breakfast. Jan 12, 2008 · WASHINGTON — There is a reason American military officers express grim concern over the tactics used by Iranian sailors last weekend: a classified, $250 million war game in which small, agile. Its key feature was re-introducing the Fred Jane and Fletcher Pratt Naval Wargame, as well as simple naval rules by Tony Bath for ancient ship battles. My progression to wargaming, from playing with toy soldiers, came in 1972 when my parents bought me the book "Charge, or How to Play Wargames". When I first started giving serious consideration to the idea of creating a hypothetical World War III I understood what I was getting into. Khartoum is one of the better sixties historical epics and even gets many of the uniform details (unlike the 2002 The Four Feathers which had all the British in red coats) right (such as the Camel Corps and the Egyptian army's cuirassiers). Many of his principles of seapower were inherently geographical and influenced both what kind of naval force a state would possess and how it would be utilized. The sailing rules are very similar. The Mitrailleuse is made from: balsa wood, card, plastic tubing, and some spare wheels which hadn't succumb to brittle plastic. The game of Battleship Command allows players to take on the role of Second World war admirals commanding squadrons and fleets in the many theatres of the war at sea. Agen BandarQ. Become part of the Asian World of Warships community!. A blizzard brought flying operations aboard helicopter carrier HMS Illustrious to a standstill in northern Norway, but nearby flagship HMS Bulwark continued to put Dutch marines ashore by. When I first started giving serious consideration to the idea of creating a hypothetical World War III I understood what I was getting into. Had a tremendous time at the Weymouth Wargames Weekender. The battle was fought in calm seas and hazy weather, visibility 12,000 yards. The date has yet to be decided but will be in late June /early July. One evening to "build" a single ship. After a price hike for the rooms at the Explosion museum in Gosport forced a move the event has relocated to the Fleet Air Arm Museum at Yeovilton. Last updated 27 th January 2019. This was held at Fort Brockhurst in Gosport, UK until 1997. This free event. Watch this space for details!. Jim Jackaman over at Jim's Wargames Workbench has a series of Victorian Ironclad games and campaign ideas featuring the Franco-Prussian naval war between French and Prussian fleets, and a hypothetical encounter between Britain and France in the 1870s. Review Book - Red Armour an Examination of the Soviet Mobile Force Concept, R Simpkin, 1984 - So this was the summer reading, all part of a project called Deep Battle that I have yet to really start writing about or indeed executing but have bee. Last weekend I was lucky enough to be invited out to attend a 28mm Napoleonic wargame put on by local wargamer Roundie and his mate Keith, using the General d'Armee rules. A blog about miniature wargaming. Thus is my fourth year in a row and I managed a record 11 games. Since 2012 a new event, the Naval Wargames Weekend, has held at the Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower in Gosport; this event. This weekend instead of "wasting" my time going down to "that" London and Salute, I stayed oopt North in God's own County to get some ships finished. Russia sent most of their Baltic fleet all the way around the world (nearly starting a war with the UK when the fired upon British trawlers in the north sea mistaking…. A New Year of Wargaming Last week I got four wargames in, all using Battle Cry. Ski's Wargames Gaming in Savannah. Ray's Wargames Room month here in Welly and the chance to have an entire weekend devoted to gaming with mates. James Roach has been experimenting with War Galley from GMT games these are available in their living rules section under great battles of history. This gives a great quick introduction to basic infantry movement and reactive fire in …. The ones along the north face of the garden just fell apart so I replaced them. Pauly Wauly's Other War Games. I had been designing ships for use with Galleys and Galleons by Ganesha Games, but stopped due to the large size required for play and disappointment in designing sails. Phil and I, with various other people have done a couple of recce walks to make sure we can get the whole thing in before the sun sets. I just ran the game. The three air fleets. The West’s war games with Russia. Welcome to the Cold War Commanders, a blog I am using to chart the exploits of the 'Cold War Commanders' a small group of chaps who, inspired by books like World War III, Red Storm Rising and the 'Effect' Series by Harvey Black, wargame fictitious Cold War battles in 6mm using the Cold War Commander rules by Peter Andrew Jones. My first miniature naval game I joined in was a Seekrieg IV game. On the other half of the table, there was a Cruel Seas game from Warlord Games’ new naval system. Another second weekend in July, another Conference of Wargamers. Companions of the Hall as part of my naval wargaming focus this we got back to gaming at Churchill Manor last weekend with a session of Bolt Action. I don't actually do that much naval wargaming but find the history fascinating and definitely would like to do more. I have been posting progress on Google plus (why not join the Naval Wargaming community today to get more boring pics of ships being painted !) but this morning I finished my first batch of 16. It was not going to be as simple as breaking out The Third World War one weekend, playing it, then posting a brief after-action report online afterward. We directly support the repository at WW2. The ongoing adventures of a boy who never grew out of making and playing with plastic model kits (and even some metal ones too). Our setting is cold war gone warm central Deutschland 1980s. Following on from Aspern-Essling last month, over the weekend we loaded the board with tin to try out the second of my 1809 two-parter, Wagram. No wind for propulsion (earlier wars) or radar/aircraft for search complexity (later wars) I bought Fear God & Dread Nought tactical wargame. Last updated 27 th January 2019. Our club (The Harrogate Wargames Club) ended up putting on two games at this years Vapnartak wargames convention organised by the York Wargames Society the York Racecourse. Wargames Weekend 08 Part 3: Saturday Afternoon Saturday afternoon I broke out my wee ships for a bit of high seas action in the age of sail. I've been keeping an eye open for a successor system and have been reading General Quarters, but more recently downloaded a copy of Naval Thunder - Battleship Row (NTBR) from Wargames. So now it's off to the decal sheets and the internet for some colour schemes. It's crazy small (I thought GHQ was small) and it's a very affordable Wargaming option. In the latest version of the rules that I have been working on (that I hope to present at the Naval Wargames Weekend next week) I have developed a new system for air and missile defence. I pained up one more of my 6mm Viking ships, the one with the blue and gray sail in the pictures, and I build a paper 6mm Saxon Wolfship from Roman Seas PDF ships. Since 2012 a new event, the Naval Wargames Weekend, has held at the Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower in Gosport; this event concentrates purely on wargaming rather than the trade aspect common at many wargames shows. This weekend is tax free weekend in Arkansas so I am alone at the house while the wife and grandkids go shopping leaving me enough time for a OHW WW2 Battle. The venue this year will be the Fleet Air Arm Museum at Yeovilton, so at least one game that weekend will have a strong FAA/RNAS theme to it. All rights reserved. Just had a Great weekend at the Brisbane muster were we put on 20mm zulu wargame at one end of the table we had Battle of Rorke's Drift & Battle of Kambula at the auther. The last couple of weeks I have been working on several different projects. The result! The first two spears were made without a problem, but on the third I encountered the defining issue - the spear tip is not much bigger than the drill bit used to bore it out, and with one slip I put the drill bit into my finger. Kerr & King specialise in the production of very high quality resin castings. wargame amateur I have been wargaming on and off for the best part of fifty years. After a price hike for the rooms at the Explosion museum in Gosport forced a move the event has relocated to the Fleet Air Arm Museum at Yeovilton. So I decided to take a closer look at the naval wargames that the folks here at BGG rated the highest. I got a 2" hex cloth from Magister Militum at Salute and am now planning to get some Figurehead 1/6000 ships. The Naval Wargames Weekend, Fleet Air Arm Museum, RNAS Yeovilton, BA22 8HT Ilchester, Somerset, Yeovil, United Kingdom. Naval Wargames (22). For one thing the “ground scale” can be matched more closely with the actual scale of the models. Don't forget, next weekend is International Naval Wargaming Day. I could draw on the original Fleet Series games, naval systems of Aegean Strike and Gulf Strike, and on the PC side of things, the Harpoon series, and Command (Command: Modern Air & Naval Operations or CMANO). The NWS also ran its own wargames show called "Flagship". Hi all, Loooong time no see. Really like what I' ve seen so far and can imagine that the MP experience could be great. World of Warships amv Warriors - Imagine Dragons Video: World of Warships 2013/open beta trailer Song: Imagine Dragons - Warriors World of Warships fanmade trailer No poseo los derechos de ningún. The official 2019 Football schedule for the Naval Academy. Sims and the U. Associated trade stalls will also be present. As far as I can recall, it's only the second Napoleonic miniatures game I've ever played - the first being some 25 years ago! - and it was simply magnificent. © 2019 Valve Corporation. The lead ships started about 12,000 yards apart. itchy's wargames Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom I first started wargaming when I was about 10 , thats a long time ago at the moment I am combining playing Ambush alley and raising funds for the Royal British Legion. Welcome to the U. Also love walking through the country side and visiting museums and other interesting places. Maritime News and Analysis. A lovely couple of days at the Naval Wargames Weekend in Yeovilton. Peter Nicholson and I supplied the 28mm ships for the naval side game. Upcoming games this weekend ( 11/03/2017 ) 08/03/2017 10/03/2017 admin 0 Comments 1:2400 , 1914 , Naval , Peter , Wargaming Hi all, Returning to the warmer climate of the Mediterranean this weekend with some more WW1 naval action. For one thing the “ground scale” can be matched more closely with the actual scale of the models. He called it Big Guns! We all love play naval battles with big ships, especially those from the first. Roy and myself handled the Union forces while John, Adrian and Dan commanded the Confederate forces. Wargaming Conferences. I don't actually do that much naval wargaming but find the history fascinating and definitely would like to do more. The have rules that are a little more complicated than conventional land armor, but like the superheavy tank, the vehicles listed below are affected normally by results of D or X on the Combat Resolution Table. The Naval Wargames Society and the Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower are holding the sixth weekend of naval wargaming at the Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower in Gosport, Hampshire. I have been an intermittent member of the Naval Wargames Society for a while now. The battle was fought in calm seas and hazy weather, visibility 12,000 yards. A lovely couple of days at the Naval Wargames Weekend in Yeovilton. You can have some big beast of a Gettysburg game, or of Waterloo, or of Borodino; you can advance through the steppes of 1941 Russia with dozens of divisions; return to Cannae or Gaugamela with arms stretching to reach the extremities of your paper battlefield, but you might. I had fun and enjoyed the rules. They can also be combined with the Portable Wargames rules for some combined actions, which always gives a nice look and challenge. Public · Hosted by David Manley. This weekend I thought I'd do something I haven't done for ages, namely play a wargame scenario or two! I've been wrapped up in modelling and painting over the Summer and haven't been to the local wargames club for months due to family commitments on game night, so my actual wargaming has been minimal. There was a good mix of traders, displays and participation games and historical societies. I worked up the scenario for this and we used my Big Ship Ironclad rules. Early doors again for our last day, due to the lousy state of Britain's roads and the M6 motorway in particular I decided to only have one game on the Sunday so that Mark and Mike could get home at a decent time, yes, that's where we are today, just wait till the lights start to go out as well, but I digress. I wasn't sure which rules to use; Donald Featherstone's Ironclad rules in his Naval Wargaming book, or Bob Cordery's Portable Naval Rules 1860 to 1870. All Naval Academy Club offices, and The Alley, will be closed for the Federal Holiday. The primary naval arena for the war was the. It has involved painting Vietnam figures in three different scales - 6mm, 10mm and 20mm. If you want to run the Falklands war you can. In the 1/6000 range Figurehead offers models from the Russo-Japanese war up through moderns. Lee, Laura Hamburg, Chronicle Staff Writers Published 4:00 am PST, Tuesday, March 16, 1999. Covering the period from the late 1950s to the modern day or near future. Rorke's Drift was a 1:1 feg scale all of the terrain was scratch built. Welcome to WWII Forums! You are at a gateway to WWII discussion, research, exploration, & analysis. Sims and the U. Battle of the Barents Sea WW2, WWII, World War Two Simon Stokes A WWII naval display game staged by the Naval Wargames Society on board HMS Belfast. Life ain't bad at times is it eh?. Another highlight was a trip to the Naval Wargames Society weekend at the Fleet Air Arm Museum which was well worth seeing in itself. A blizzard brought flying operations aboard helicopter carrier HMS Illustrious to a standstill in northern Norway, but nearby flagship HMS Bulwark continued to put Dutch marines ashore by. wargame amateur I have been wargaming on and off for the best part of fifty years. Got together with Roy Scaife, John Lantz, Adrian Turner and Dan Kerrick this past weekend to play an ACW game. A New Year of Wargaming Last week I got four wargames in, all using Battle Cry.